Capsaicin, The Pungent Ingredient In Chili Peppers, Has Antidepressant-Like Properties
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Javier is a research scientist at CONACYT-University of Colima.

                       

Capsaicin, The Pungent Ingredient In Chili Peppers, Has Antidepressant-Like Properties

Depression is a mental illness that affects nearly 320 million people around the world. It is the second-highest cause of work disability, and some projection analyses predict it could become the first by 2020. Depression is a devastating condition for the person who suffers from it and also for the people around them. Although there are several medications for depression, ~30% of patients have little response to these treatments. Moreover, all the medications for depression have undesirable side effects to...

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